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1. A hardy hybrid of wheat and rye having a high yield.
2. The grains of this hybrid.

[Latin trīticum, wheat (from trītus, past participle of terere, to rub, thresh; see trite) + sēcale, rye.]
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(Plants) a fertile hybrid cereal, a cross between wheat (Triticum) and rye (Secale), produced by polyploidy
[C20: from Tritic(um) + (Sec)ale]
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(ˌtrɪt ɪˈkeɪ li)

a high-protein hybrid produced by crossing wheat and rye.
[1935–40; < New Latin Triti(cum) wheat (Latin trīticum) + New Latin, Latin (Se)cale rye]
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The quantities collected are distributed between 8.7 million quintals of durum wheat, 748 thousand quintals of soft wheat, 3.3 million quintals of barley and 9.3 million quintals of triticale.
There is a larger decrease for the areas with triticale and rye, which are 78 427 decares and 32 214 decares respectively, compared to 89 763 decares and 36 532 decares last autumn.
Atwood Ales received a gold medal in the herb and spice beer category for its Mo's Saison and a special award for Best Washington Malt Beer for its beer Triticale, which showcases malts grown and produced strictly in Washington.
Investigation about effect of high amounts of nitrogen and source of nutrition on winter triticale productivity was carried out in a stationary field trial in the Sumadija region, in Central Serbia.
The three-member Canadian delegation comprised of McGill University's Associate Professor Dr Jaswinder Singh, Dr Tarlok Singh Sahota from Thunder Bay Agricultural Research Station and Harpinder Singh from Spring Wheat and Triticale Breeding.
These fields are divided as follows: 440 thousand ha of durum wheat, 74 thousand ha of soft wheat, 470 thousand ha of barely and 14 thousand ha of triticale, the ministry added.
That's because gluten--proteins found in wheat, barley, triticale, and rye--can trigger your body to attack the lining of your small intestine if you have celiac disease, an autoimmune disease that can damage the lining of your intestines.
In this context, wheat, triticale and barley silages were produced at 115 days after planting (September 27th, 2014) and silage of white oat and black oat at 121 days after planting (October 4th, 2014).
Field experiments was carried out in Al-Kahlediyah (Marfaq), Jordan to evaluate four promising triticale accession and to investigate the potentiality of these accession in respect to different level of salinity.
Eleven flour types obtained from four different grains, wheat (type 550, 650, 2000, and 2000 eco), rye (720, 1400, and 2000), spelt (1100 and 2000), and triticale (700 and 2000), as well as spelt bran have been investigated.